Digest July 8, 2024: Catalyst Fund 12 Voting Ends on 11 July, Blockchain Basics: A Simple Guide For Beginners, A Spotlight on Stake Pools: C3ETH, Developer Blog Series: zenGate Global

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Catalyst Fund 12: Cast your Votes - Voting Ends on 11 July 2024

Community voting for Catalyst Fund 12 is in full swing, with 4,800 wallets already casting over 180,000 votes, representing a total of 1.6 billion ada. Source

If you haven’t yet voted for your favorite proposal, we encourage you to do so before the deadline on 11 July 2024, at 11:00 AM UTC. Your vote can make a significant impact on the projects that will receive funding and support through Catalyst. For more information on how to vote, please review the following guidelines.

Blockchain Basics: A Simple Guide For Beginners

On 3 July, the Cardano Foundation published a concise, easy-to-understand guide to understanding blockchain technology. The guide aims to educate anyone interested in learning the basics of this emerging technology.

The guide explores the fundamentals of blockchain, its history, the different types of blockchains there are, and its wide-ranging applications beyond cryptocurrency, such as in supply chain management, legal processes, and digital asset tracking. The guide also touches upon the evolving global regulatory landscape surrounding this transformative technology. To read the guide, click here.

A Spotlight on Stake Pools: C3ETH

In this installment of the “A Spotlight on Stake Pools” series, we feature the C3ETH stake pool - a pool focused on community and decentralization. They champion grassroots communities in the eastern hemisphere by providing multi-language resources, hosting meetings, and sharing the positive impacts of Cardano’s development.

Their mission is to self-sustain the Eastern Town Hall operations and further decentralize Cardano by introducing, educating, and onboarding Indonesian, Japanese, and Vietnamese communities. They have also achieved significant onboarding milestones and actively contributed to the Cardano ecosystem by assisting and guiding community participation in Project Catalyst. Read the full story here.

Developer Blog Series: zenGate Global

For our most recent Developer Blog we conducted an interview with Daniel Friedman, CEO of zenGate Global. Daniel shares about his extensive experience in the technology industry and how he leverages blockchain technology to revolutionize commodity trading through zenGate’s platform, Palmyra.

Palmyra addresses inefficiencies and lack of transparency in traditional commodity trading by tokenizing commodities and real-world assets (RWAs) and utilizing advanced traceability protocols. The platform leverages the Cardano and Ergo blockchains for security and scalability and has partnerships with key industry players like World Mobile, Chainlink, and the Tea Association of Sri Lanka. Read the full interview here.

Other Cardano Related News

  • The 50 locations for the global Constitution Workshops have been confirmed by Intersect.
  • On 5 July 2024, the Cardano Foundation has confirmed the tentative agenda for the Cardano Summit 2024, to be held in Dubai this October 23rd and 24th.
  • Cardano has adopted the IBC Protocol for seamless interoperability, enabling connection with Cosmos SDK chains and Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) sidechains. With this development, developers from the aforementioned ecosystems will be able to deploy decentralized applications on Cardano sidechains. For more information, view here the announcement.
  • Learn all the latest from the world of Catalyst in their newsletter from the 5 July 2024.
  • A new weekly development update has been released by Essential Cardano on 4 July, 2024.

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